Goodridge Public School

School Board Vacancy

School Board Vacancy
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Application for Vacant Board Seat

The School Board of Goodridge Public School is accepting applications from residents of Independent School District No. 561 who are interested in serving on the School Board for a vacant position. The appointee will serve until our special election in November 2021.  Applications will be accepted until January 6th, 2021 at 3:00PM.

 The School Board will appoint one new member using the process outlined below:

  • Legal requirements: Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, be eligible to vote, have been a resident of the school district for at least 30 days, have not been convicted of an offense for which registration is required under MN Stat. Section 243.166.


Applicants must send in a resume and letter responding to the following questions: why do you want to serve on the board and what qualities do you bring to the board team to advance student achievement?  Applications (resume and letter) may be sent to Tomas Loberg, Superintendent, Goodridge Public School, PO Box 195, Goodridge, MN 56725.  Applications may also be submitted electronically via email to  

The deadline to submit applications (including a completed resume and letter) is by 3 p.m. on January 6th, 2021. Applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered. All applications and any accompanying materials will be considered public information. The School Board will review applications and applicants may be considered for appointment at the board meeting on January 19th at 7:00PM in the Goodridge Community Center.  The appointments shall be effective on the 31st day following the School Board’s resolution making the appointment, absent receipt of a valid petition rejecting the appointee in compliance with the requirements under Minnesota Statutes §123B.09, subd. 5b(b).  

Please call Tomas Loberg, Superintendent at 218-378-4133 if you have any questions. 

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